Area Manager

Organisation: 
TACT (The Adolescent & Children's Trust)
Salary: 
£43,830 - £53,570
Location: 
Edinburgh, Scotland
Job reference: 
57441COR

We are looking for an excellent Area Manager for a full-time, permanent post based in the TACT Edinburgh office. The successful candidate should be resilient with a strong sense of ownership, committed to the TACT values as well as the area within TACT that they will lead.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced, dynamic individual to lead, manage, and develop our fostering service across the region, meeting customer requirements and prescribed National Standards.

We are looking for someone who is resilient, possesses lots of energy, has a good sense of humour, is enthusiastic, focused, flexible, will go that extra mile, with a strong sense of ownership, committed to the TACT values as well as the area within TACT that they will lead.

The key challenges going forward for the successful applicant will be to:

  • Continue the expansion of fostering households and placements.
  • Maintain the high standards of care for the children in placement.
  • Develop foster carers skills and competencies particularly in relation to the challenging referrals that are currently coming through the duty system.
  • Attract new carers in a competitive environment.

You will be supported both by an experienced team of operational registered managers, excellent support services and a senior management team dedicated to taking the organisation forward.

You will need to be SSSC registered, Dip SW, CSS or CQSW qualified. PVG clearance is required for this role.  The use of a car is essential.

You will be required to be on an out of hours’ rota and you will be paid an out of hours’ allowance of £1,500 per annum once participating.

  • Closing: Midnight on 23rd May 2017
  • Interviews: Monday 5th June 2017 at TACT Edinburgh office

To apply please complete the online application form. Here's the link. If you're unable to access it from here please copy and paste it into a new tab.

https://apply.tactcareers.org.uk/57441COR